There are a variety of software programs that allow you to collect and organize references and create bibliographies, either by typing in information or capturing references from Library databases.This video provides a brief overview. These programs work with Microsoft Word or other word-processing programs to automatically format bibliographies and footnotes/endnotes in almost every conceivable citation style, such as APA, Chicago Manual of Style, MLA, Turabian, Science and other journal-specific citation styles. Some programs are free; others offer both free and purchased versions. The most popular are:
Which Citation Manager Should I Choose?
For assistance in selecting a citation manager, see the following sites:
Choosing a Citation Manager from the Penn State University Libraries
Zotero vs. Endnote from The Chronicle of Higher Education ProfHacker Blog
Citation Managers: Comparison of Features from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries